Building Department


The Building Department is responsible for the following:


  • Construction Permits (Residential and Commercial) - including Building, Mechanical, Plumbing & Electrical
  • Demolition Permits
  • Floodplain
  • Sign Permits - Permanent and Temporary
  • Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control and Permits

Plan Review

  • Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing
Building Permit Fee Schedule
City of Bay City Developer's Handbook

Properties located within the historic districts may require approval from the Bay City Historic District Commission. To determine if your property is located in a historic district please visit the Historic Preservation page.